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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
, now, now, now! >> abraham lincoln has asked to us work with him to accomplish the death of slavery. >> no one's ever been loved so much by the people. don't waste that power. >> this fight is for the united states of america. >> we choose to be born or are we fitted into the times we're born into? >>> welcome back to a special holiday edition of "morning joe." >> you're special. >> you should feel very special. >> enjoying your holidays? >> yeah, it great, all that togetherness. thank you for spending part of your morning with us. we're talking lincoln. >> wish the neighbors would leave already. >> are they over there still? >> yeah, they came over. >> do you know their names yet? >> not yet. i never met them. they're from -- hey neighbor. we let them in but -- >> hey, how are you, it's good to see you. then it's like i don't know your name. >> i'm going to buy them all tickets to my favorite movie of the year "lincoln," going to hand it to them on line, get them to unlock it. >> that's a good idea. >> this is a heck of a coincidence. steven spielberg directed film based on doris c
Dec 24, 2012 6:45am EST
, among many other books of this one, his most recent, "the impeachment of abraham lincoln: a novel." professor carter, they are to premise in here that i want to get to that are historically inaccurate. number one, abraham lincoln survived the assassination of him, and abraham lincoln is impeached. where did you come up with this? >> i start by making clear that in spite of the title, i am a lincoln fan. this is not an argument on behalf of lincoln's impeachment. it's not a brief -- it's just a novel and for me as a fan and someone interested in history, what if lincoln had survived and what if, in my telling as political enemies, he had many including in his own party which would tend to forget, political enemies as late as 1865 were looking for way to get them out of the way. what if you tried to do it the impeachment process. >> but again, where did you come up with the idea? when did it occur to you that this might be a fun thing to do? >> i don't know when it decided to turn the novel. i remember when i was back in college, chatting with one of my professors after class one da
Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
." >> reporter: abraham shakespeare probably thought he was the luckiest man in the world when he won $30 million in the florida lottery in november of 2006. but his luck would change in a horrific way. and now, this woman, doris dee dee moore, is on trial for his murder. moore sobbed in court today, after jurors listened to audio recordings of her allegedly agreeing to a scheme in which another man would take the blame for shakespeare's death. it was the latest bombshell in a scandalous trial. >> there was a person he knew who was willing to take the rap for his disappearance, for what i think reports say is about $50,000. >> reporter: shakespeare went from washing dishes and working garbage trucks in lakeland, florida, a suburb of tampa, to what he thought was the good life. but that quick pick ticket quickly turned his life upside down. >> i really would like my old life back, where i could walk the streets, like a normal person. >> reporter: he spent most of the money paying off mortgages for family, friends and some complete strangers. many new friends came into shakespeare's
Dec 10, 2012 9:30pm PST
recognize someone who has been serving the community for song here in san francisco. and his name is abraham if you could please join us here on stage. (applause). . for those of you who are very strong supporters of the arab culture and community center you know abraham's work very well you joined in 2,003 as the america cultural and community center youth program coordinate 98or for over a decade he has provided services to the arab couldn't health and education and immigration his days start in the early mornings, commuting between court appointments homes of low increase and disabled clints, hospitals and schools and his work leads into the late evenings he can be found in the late trip ac's where he tutors nearly 50 america youth to help them understand the important of education their futures in the world and academic excellence his mint doesn't stop at mentoring he helps many student pursue scholarships to per view their dreams for higher education he understand the value and importance of community service and empowering our people to be strong and proud and conscious and capable mem
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
war in 1846. the author examines president decision to go to war and the rules then, abraham lincoln and henry clay played in the national debate. this is about an hour. [applause] .. >> what i would like to talk to you about today is my most recent book, "a wicked war: polk, clay, lincoln, and the 1946 u.s. invasion of mexico." the title, "a wicked war", is taken from a quote from ulysses s. grant. from late in his life, grant look back on his career and in his memoir he writes about the experiences that he had, good and the bad. it makes for good reading. one thing that grant spent some time talking about leaving his wife with his role in the us-mexico border of 1986 -- 1846. >> i found is a very moving quote. the fact of the matter is that grant was not alone in thinking that the u.s. invasion of mexico was somehow with it. one thing that i talk about in this book and i will talk about tonight is the evolution of the american public during the course of the u.s. and mexico war, from being really enthusiastic to largely turning against the war. i think the u.s. and mexico w
Dec 24, 2012 8:30pm EST
president abraham lincoln. it's a little over an hour. [applause] >> the thank you very much. a wonderful crowd. thank you to regnery books, a real asset to our community here. with all these programs. i am glad to see my kids in the audience, who asked me to mention their names. henry, alice, abby, claire and my wife karen is here and my mother doris and many friends but also the basis as well. thank you all for coming out. i appreciate your time and interest. in "rise to greatness" i tell the story of the most eventful and perilous time in american history, 1862. as much as possible i tell it through the eyes of the man who guided the nation through the fire, abraham lincoln. i don't want to spoil the book for you, so let me just say that the year began with the american republic in grave danger. the union army was struggling to regrow virtually overnight from a few thousand men scattered across the continent, to more than half a billion. the inexperienced officers, the command of these were all volunteers was stymied by the sheer size of the breakaway confederate states of am
Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
isn't talking about the fiscal cliff? well, the tea party. later in the rewrite, why abraham lincoln spoils the never raised taxes argument for republicans. that's coming up >>> what hillary clinton said tonight about running for president. >>> later, we will have a very special update about the kind fund. >>> there aren't any taxes in if your tv were a space captain, zeebox would be an alien, first officer. just like an officer helps a captain explore the universe, zeebox helps you discover what shows are most popular, where the biggest buzz is, or what the stars are watching now. download zeebox free, and let your tv go where it's never gone before. download zeebox free, sfx- "sounds of african drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than ante
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
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Dec 29, 2012 10:00am EST
united states with michael kazin. >> tonight i am going to us discuss abraham lincoln's role in the crisis of the union, 1860-61. more specifically will talk about however him again rejected any meaningful compromise. the country was gripped by a section of crisis because many southerners feared lincoln and his republican party. it was a north party and proudly so. it did not have a significant seven connection. lincoln was elected without a single lessor although for many of the 15 / states and only four of the border states did he get any popular votes and then nearly a handful. for the first time in the nation's history there will be taking over the executive branch of the national government. the republican party was proudly in northern party, during its brief existence in the mid 1850's damage its rhetoric and assault of the south, and the south major social institution racial slavery. and their determination that is the republicans' determination to well the north into a unit that could win a national election without any southern support, the republicans repeatedly condemned
Dec 31, 2012 2:30am PST
proclamation. president obama abraham lincoln's order that declared slaves in this country forever free. the document is once again on display. ron mott has details. >> reporter: showing its age the emancipation proclamation still draws attention. a document whose aim was to you night a country divided by war. >> it's amazing to see abraham lincoln's signature. >> reporter: today the frail order consigned to history on january 1st, 1863 by abraham lincoln is again on public display. show% time just a few days every year. >> very uplifting experience. very important document. >> reporter: presidential historian doris goodwin on president lincoln freeing the slaves. >> philosophically lincoln always believed slavery was wrong. there's no question about that from the time he was a young man. the question is what power did he, once he became president, have to do something about ending slavery? he finally found that door with his powers as commander-in-chief and with military necessity and then he went through that door. >> reporter: the proclamation and the union admitting blacks to i
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm EST
, president abraham lincoln's order that declared slaves in this country forever free. the document is once again on display. and nbc's ron mott has more. >> reporter: though clearly showing its age, fading ink, a yellow patina, the emancipation proclamation still draws undivided attention 150 years later, a document whose aim was to unite a country divided by war. >> it's amazing to see abraham lincoln's signature. >> reporter: today at the national archives in washington you can the frail order consigned to history on january 1, 1863, by president abraham linkson again on public display. showtime, just a few days every year. >> very uplifting experience. it is a very important document. >> reporter: presidential historian doris kerns good win on president lincoln freeing the slaves in the rebel states to fight for their own freedom. >> philosophically i lincoln had always believed that slavery was wrong. there's no question about that, from the time he was a young man. the question was what power did he, once he became president, have to do something about ending slavery? he finally found
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Dec 20, 2012 1:00am PST
talking points memo. in the middle of the civil war, president abraham lincoln still took time to right wrongs brought to his attention. regular folks could go to the white house and hand petitions to the president's staff. mr. lincoln would then read some of them, turn the letters over and write comments that might help individual americans. abraham lincoln did that every week. now we have a situation where a former marine, 27-year-old john hammar has been in a mexican prison since last august for absolutely nothing. nothing. as we have reported, corporal hammar secured permission from the u.s. customs office in brownsville, texas to carry an antique rifle handed down by his grandfather across the border. he then checked in with the mexican officials with the paper work. the gun was clearly a recreational weapon that hammar wanted to take to costa rica on a trip. authorities arrested hammar, threw him in prison and actually chained him to his bunk. with six days to go before christmas, that's where hammar remains in a filthy, corrupt, mexican jail. corporal hammar served two comb
Dec 23, 2012 11:30am EST
out next to shelby will be layman and then we will get to see abraham lincoln. and people who can put you in that moment and together the aggregate of that is the ken burns effect. there are so many people that work with me, great producers. the idea is to will that past alive, to wake the dead and to find in the past not some homework set of lessons but to find resonance with today. >>> we will take a quick break here and be right back. >>> and we're back with more from ken burns on his new pbs film, "the dust bowl." let me end on a very passionate subject and that is baseball. so here i am i grew up in los angeles a dodgers fan. i love the washington nationals and my kids do. i have a 10-year-old son and 7-year-old twins and i remember the first time i saw the dodgers win the pennant. i remember the beer flying through the air which is such a wonderful memory. if only that could happen for the nationals with my kids. i was at the game. the universe just isn't right. >> all of us became national fans. we were so excited. this is an incredibly excited team. everything seemed to be goi
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
the emancipation proclamation still draws attention. >> it's amazing to see abraham lincoln's signature. >> reporter: today the frail order consigned to history on january 1st, 1863 by abraham lincoln is again on public display. showtime just a few days every year. >> very uplifting experience. very important document. >> reporter: presidential historian doris goodwin on president lincoln freeing the slaves. >> philosophically lincoln always believed slavery was wrong. the question is what power did he, once he became president, have to do something about ending slavery? he finally found that door with his powers as commander-in-chief and with military necessity and then he went through that door. >> reporter: the proclamation taken none admitting blacks to its fighting ranks helped tip the balance of the war towards the north weakening confederate forces and preserving the united states of america. many slaves of course went to their deaths never experiencing the freedoms espoused in the emancipation proclamation. some are buried here in the african-american national monument
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
are in their late 20s. this is alex abraham who runs the group that did the research. you did research on this group a couple of years ago. what did you learn since 2010? quite a few shifts have happened in the last 2 years. this is a generation that has been hammered by the economy first of all. it's really changed how they are as consumers. i think we're seeing that their influence over the purchase decisions of other generations is shifting and becoming quite profound. in what way is that influence growing? i think that the relationship that millenial kids have with their boomer parents is different than generations before them. its much more of an exchange, much more of a friendship so we're seeing this cross influence between boomer parents and millenial kids in particular. as consumers in the marketplace, where is their influence? first of all, they're talking to brands. they want two way dialogue with brands in pretty amazing ways. they expect brands to talk to them in social media, they expect brands to show different types of value today. they're looking for authenticity from
Dec 16, 2012 9:00am EST
congressman abraham lincoln and henry clay played in the debate. this is about an hour. [applause] the mac thinks, to nice. i want to thank everybody who's so nice to meet here at the abraham presidential center. i've got me to her and seeing that they need to worry stewart. i encourage you to see when there's not some event like there is right now. the relationship between war as in the lincoln is really intriguing. i want to talk about today is my most recent book, "a wicked war: polk, clay, lincoln, and the 1846 u.s. invasion of mexico." the title dream to is taken from a quote from ulysses s. grant. from the thinnest i've come across back in everything he did then in his career and this number as he writes frankly about experiences he's had, the good in the bad and it makes for good reading. but one thing that grant spent some time together talking about in his life was his role in the u.s.-mexico war of 1846. grant said at the time, i do not think there is a more wicked words and outraged by the united states and mexico. so at the time when as a youngster, only he had not wrote urging
Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm EST
. this is from 1865. this is abraham lincoln's second inauguration. a very famous speech they're in which he said with malice toward none and charity for all. 1933 franklin d. roosevelt, the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. john f. kennedy in 1961, ask not what your country can do for you, as good you can do for your country. then the departure of the old presidents. here is george w. bush departing the scene on the back of the capitol four years ago flying off a helicopter looking back at the capitol. and as a luncheon. obama's luncheon for years ago. then the return to the white house after that. this is the first time that i first lady ever drove back to the white house with the president's. 1909. taft. we will see that again. the kennedys. the obama's what part of the distance. jimmy carter and rosalynn carter walked the entire distance of a mile and half in 1977 from the capitol back to the white house. the inaugural parade that will take place, reviewing stand is always set up in the white house. that is grover cleveland back in '85. there is the white house in the b
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
genesis of longevity. in the old testament book of genesis, abraham still lives a vital life at the age of 99. his wife sarah lived to be 127. when she dies, abraham, now 137, remarries and has six children. scientists tell us that today's u.s. 21st century medical technology will swell the ranks of our se 100-year-olds. how can we res vekt a vigorous maturity from a negative stereotype of decrepit old age? what can we do to make sure our brains stay as vital as our bodies? we will ask best selling author, neurologist and neuropsychologist dr. richard restak. >> dr. richard restak, welcome, and you are now on the air. this is book we're going to be referring to "the longevity strategy" how to live to live to 100 using the brain-body con dmeks. we might make reference to the magazine you are affiliated, which i think is the child of david mahoney and his philanthropy. >> yes, that's correct. >> did you? >> he had been chairman of canada dry. >> yes. >> then he took an interest in the brain. >> yes. >> and he founded dana. >> dana lives, yes. >> dana. well, this is an extremely intere
Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
. listen to this, john. >> and always remember, abraham lincoln only serve one term in congress, too. >> dually noted. >> when you think alan west, do you think abraham lincoln or are we to infer he's thinking of running in 2016? >> good grief. he is no more like abraham lincoln as he was like harriet tubman. remember that classic historical figure he compared himself to? this is a man who has always viewed himself a lot more grandly than he really is, and it's a good thing that the people of his district voted him out so maybe now we won't be subjected to who he might compare himself to a couple weeks from now. >> ana marie, do you share jonathan's view or do you accept there's great similarities between the great alan west and abraham lincoln. >> they walk upright. >> this is true. >> i'm thinking. i'm thinking. >> two arms, two legs. >> they're both men. >> both men. >> yes, they're both men. i mean, they both served in congress. >> four. >> i mean, i guess that's true. but also, you know, abraham lincoln i think decided on his own not to run again for congress. so there is a litt
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
, okay, if it wasn't abraham lincoln who was likely to become president in 1860. i can get an answer. it almost certainly would have been william henry who was the secretary of state. that's great. i can go back and look at the memo he wrote to lincoln about what he wanted to do and what lincoln wanted to do and what was cone. i can get a good proxy for what might have happened if the ore would have gotten the job. measure what the impact of lincoln was. if you're thinking about individual impact, i don't think it makes any sents to say the person was here about decision was made therefore it's about them. if anybody would have made that same decision, it's not about them. japan attacks pearl harbor on december 7, 1941, franklin roosevelts has to decide if we are going to declare war on japan. we were going. >> no conceivable american politician would have declared war. >> no politician who would have become president. that's right. >> host: you pay particular attention to three presidents, thomas jefferson, abraham lincoln, you already mentioned and woodrow wilson. let's do them in
Dec 22, 2012 12:00pm EST
be here at the abraham lincoln presidential center. i have seen the benito juarez exhibit, which i encourage all of you to go see. a very big event. it is it fantastic show and really the relationship is so intriguing. one of want to talk to you about today's my most recent book in the invasion of mexico. the title is taken from my "from ulysses s. grant. from where it is live he looked back on everything that he had done in his career and in his memoirs he writes frankly about the experiences he has had the good and bad. it makes for really good reading, but one thing the crack spent some time thinking and talking about late in life was his role in the u.s.-mexico border of 1846. grant said at the time i do not think there was ever more wicked were then that waged by the united states of mexico. i thought so at the time when i was the dexter, only i had not moral courage enough to resign. during the time of the u.s.-mexico war, i just found this are really moving "which is why it took it for my title. the fact of the matter is grant was not alone in thinking that the u.s. invasion
Dec 13, 2012 5:35am PST
. >>> contratÓ un joven de 18 aÑos indocumentado y acusado con delitos relacionados con ofensa sexual abraham sÁnchez no fuera arrestado luego de las elecciones, lo que ocurriÓ. la vocera de la agencia desmintiÓ que se diera dicha orden. los narcotraficantes son mÁs creativos. dentro de los cuales introducen recipientes que contienen marihuana. lanzado a una distancia de 500 pies de una lado de la frontera para ser recogidos. ha sido descubierto por las autoridades en este caso, del que hablamos no hubo ningÚn arresto. >>> cada vez surge mÁs informaciÓn sobre la investigaciÓn que llevo al bando hsbc aceptar el pago de penalidades por # mil millones de dÓlares en estados unidos la investigaciÓn permitio si no que facilitÓ el lavado de cientos de millones de dÓlares provenientes del narcotrÁfico mexicano. a pesar de lograr documentar diversas conductas delictivas el departamento de justicia no ha presentado cargo criminal en contra de es un solo funcionario del banco y bilma tiene mÁs. >>> el banco britÁnico que opera en 84 paÍses. se lavaran 881 millones de dÓlares. principalm
Dec 24, 2012 1:30am EST
was a democrat. you could not vote for abraham lincoln. perhaps in virginia. and during the of war some were profoundly opposed on good grounds the davises ministrations was the most centralized federal a concentrated power in the entire american history. one looked at the union government and the structure of the state's and the confederacy and said that was the lead by a fine state. the united states never had a government that big until the new deal. fin day had to build this enormous central state. think of that. they passed taxes within a year. and agents of the federal government literally taking food out of people's barnes. the only way to feed the army. that is fascinating that the slaveholders go to war to protect slavery than they think the new government will protect their slaves during war but it turns out they needs to use them to win the war. added it is an enormous tussle the also wrote a clause in the constitution that congress could never abolish slavery. they had a problem of sovereignty. they could not reach the slaves. they cannot reach them without the permissi
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
. it's the s&p's longest losing streak in three months. next, what can president obama learn from abraham lincoln? >> one of the things that you learn having now been in this office for four years is, you know, the old adage of abraham lincoln's, that with public opinion there's nothing you can't do, and without public opinion, there's very little you can get done in this town. atchee worked for us. we don't argue much. we really don't. meg usually just gets her way, and i go along with it. i think it worked for matt because i did it for him. when i'm the one cooking, i'm the one calculating the points. i can microwave things. you get to eat real food. we still get to go out. we're just so much smarter about it. we can keep each other in check. going, "okay, i see you." we've lost about 110 pounds together. it helped our love life. happy wife, happy life, right? right. [ jennifer ] weight watchers online. the power of weight watchers completely online. join for free today. the red cross was down here all the time. [ man ] they've given us a lot of heart. in times of need, they're there.
Dec 23, 2012 8:30pm EST
abraham lincoln. they were spiritual and were quakers within new england values of thrift to the point* of stinginess with her father and simplicity and plain living. to the quakers wealth was a sign of virtue and god's blessing so they were very blessed but her father really wanted a son. the first child was a girl. it was hetty. he became enraged and was furious. so much that her mother took to her bet. before she was two years old she was sent to live with her grandfather and her spinster aunt. she really wanted her father's love and do the only way to gain it was to earn it. because her father was an obsessed with money and he said so himself. her grandfather taught her to read the newspapers and the stock and bond places when she was a little girl. at the age of eight she opened her own account at a savings bank in town then sent off to the quaker boarding school taught about thrift, eat whatever is put before you, even if much and then if she did not she would be served it and tell it was all gone. and to respect for the poor girl's as their tuition paid for the other girls. and then
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Dec 6, 2012 1:30am PST
, caesar from "planet of the apes" and of course abraham lincoln. you really believe it's daniel day lewis. of course, hobit heads like me can't wait for this movie and luckily, we don't have to, thanks to the wizards at denny's who are bringing the spirit of middle earth to the middle of the i-80 route 126 interchange. lord jim. >> first, i will have the skillet. next, i shall secure some hobit holes with the side of a pumpkin pancake. that should hold me until second breakfast. >> eat like a hobit, only at denny's. >> stephen: yes, eat like a hobit, because at denny's, you can't eat like a human. ( laughter ). obviously, obviously, folks tolken was an oxford professor who with the simple fantasy novel exploredded link between language and culture and the shared mythological themes. he probably gets the gandolf-gobble-melt. remember to slather it with gandolf gravy. or maybe get the ring burger, which the legends say will turn your intestines into ghoul ( laughter ) so be sure to try every hobit meal. they're a delicious tribute to a beloved children's book, though the breakfast has
Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
stations not taking a pledge break, we take an encore look at president abraham lincoln and his evolving legacy in politics and culture. earlier this year, hari sreenivasan toured the ford's theatre center for education and leadership in washington, d.c., with historian richard norton smith. >> sreenivasan: walking into the theater center is like taking a step back in time to the cobblestone streets of washington on april 16, 1855, the day after president abraham lincoln's death. newspaper headlines cover the walls of the new exhibit which a building across the street from ford's theater where the president was assassinated. >> you walk to the third floor and you come to this mothy attic. the chronological treatment. >> reporter: presidential historian richard norton smith, who helped design the center, says its mission is to examine how lincoln has influenced americans great and small since his death. in part, that influence is symbolized by the 34-foot-high book tower that connects the center's three floors. it's made of aluminum and represents some of the roughly 15,000 works wr
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm PST
shut up? >> tonight presidential historian douglas brinkley on barack obama, abraham lincoln, and spider-man. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. the president gave all americans a lot to work with today and a lot to think about in the coming weeks. president obama recognizes the mood of the country. there is a real sense of urgency to pass common sense safety laws in the wake of the newtown shooting massacre. the president knows this is going to be a heavy lift. >> that's why i've asked the vice president to lead an effort that includes members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proposals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. this is not some washington commission. this is not something where folks are going to be studying the issue for six months and publishing a report that gets read and then pushed aside. >> one of the reasons the president is asking for action without delay is because he knows change can be accomplished, and it's been done before. the assault weapons ban sign
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
jefferson, theodore roosevelt, abraham lincoln -- the four presidents who are immortalized on mt. rush shore in south dakota. what faces would be carved into that mountain if the memorial was commissioned today? or all-star panel of presidential historians, john chee mooe cham, doris kearns goodwin, and evan thomas, are back with their picks for a new mt. rushmore. >> let's start with doris because she's actually been there. it's pretty awe inspiring. >> it really is. i saw these pictures and i thought what is this, you see it, carved into the mountain, huge faces. amazing. i was thinking it had to be presidents past these guys' times, but fdr absolutely, truman absolutely, ronald reagan pretty much absolutely, and then half of lbj's face. >> what? >> well you just have a half of his face because he's brilliant domestically, troubled on foreign policy. but he had a good side image so i think you could have half of him. >> can you do that? >> they can do do anything they want. >> she's the one -- >> half a face. >> so we've already talked about fdr. we've talked about truman. let's talk
Dec 30, 2012 5:15pm EST
abraham lincoln in "rise to greatness: abraham lincoln's most perilous year." and in "full body burden: growing up in the nuclear shadow of rocky flats," kristin iverson investigates the nuclear weapons plant that was located near her childhood home. for an extended list of links to various publications' book selections, visit booktv's web site, or >> and another update from capitol hill as reporters wait here for word from lawmakerrers in closed-door meetings on the fiscal cliff. an update via twitter from chad pilgrim of fox news, reid's remark that he had made a counteroffer was off-the-cuff response and that there was no counteroffer, and "the washington post" quoting senator joe lieberman saying he'd be shocked if a deal was struck today. we'll bring you continuing updates. for now, back to booktv programs. [applause] >> well, i actually left my cave. in the mornings i get up, and it's early dawn, and i have a desk for writing and a desk for drawing. and, actually, i sort of like the drawing the best. and i work, and the next thing i know letterman'
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm EST
year of the civil war in the actions of abraham lincoln in rise to greatness, abraham lincoln's most perilous year. watch for this book as it is featured in the coming days. and in full body burden, growing up in a nuclear shadow of rocky flats, a former resident of colorado investigates the nuclear-weapons plant that was located near her childhood home. for an extended list of links to various publications, 2012 novel book selections visit the web sighthound ..
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
abraham lincoln and how he acts as if he thinks abraham lincoln is the best president ever in his son much like an. he forgets a ramekins most famous line. malice for nine and charity for all. can learn some things. gerri: one of the things i found interesting about this process is that we seem to be talking about tax tax now and spending cuts later. al does that go over? >> that does not fly with me and all. this is the problem and what has happened all throughout the last 40 years. politicians in washington had promised the american people that will get their fiscal house in order, cut spending. for every time they raise taxes and spending cuts never come. the promise of spending cuts comes, but the spending cuts never happen. and so that this time the president himself has said he wants a balanced approach, and a balanced approach this means revenue and spending on the table. we are anxious to see what the spending side is. where's the other balance? gerri: on the budget committee, right in the thick of things. he think there will be some kind of agreement struck in these last few
Dec 30, 2012 9:00pm CST
i-e-d's. >> abraham lincoln may have died nearly 140 years ago but judging by attendance at historic sites around springfield his star shines as brightly as ever. state officials say visits to springfield area historic sites were of more than 3% in the first 11 months of the year. they are crediting the new lincoln movie as a factor. the actor who plays the 16th president in the film and visited several historic sites are robbed the state capital himself to prepare for his role >> laughe factory chicago stepped up tonight to help victims of hurricane sandy. the group arrange housing for several of the people left homeless by the east coast storm. factory members also held a comedy fundraiser to raise money for the new arrivals. the comedy club arranged housing for them at several campuses. the storm survivors will be able to stay until they are relocated to long term situations with area families or to homes owned by local churches >> a deal is on the table to prevent a huge spike in milk prices >> and later it is never too early to take to the slopes... iran is ending the year with
Dec 1, 2012 7:30am PST
-- abraham, as for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you threw out their generation. this is my covenant which you shall keep between me and you and every offspring after you. every male shall be circum sized and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you. is that it? >> president chiu: thank you. you have about 30 more seconds. >> i'll stop there. thank you. >> president chiu: thank younjp. next speaker please. >> hello. my name is victor preeto, i live on marina boulevard, i'm a registered voter and a taxpayer in san francisco. i didn't have a chance to'é( zÑo a meeting in the marina the other night. i knew this was covered. i didn't have a chance to speak. i was working at the time unfortunately. the upcoming opening of a restaurant on the marina, i'd like to file a protest here and now and hopefully be presented at the next december 4 meeting, to have the residents in that area express their concern about the restaurant that's being opened on theup9Ñ marina green. this is a place where children play soccer every weekend. there's -- games
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